South East Forecast

No warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Thursday 13 August 2020.

Weather Situation

An area of high pressure over the Tasman Sea, paired with a large and near stationary low pressure system south of the Bight, direct a north to northeasterly stream over Tasmania. A trough will cross the state this afternoon and evening from the northwest, before weakening. Moist east to northeasterly winds will develop on Friday, before tending easterly on Saturday as a low pressure system develops near the New South Wales coast, then moves close to the northeast of Tasmania on Sunday

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Partly cloudy. Patchy morning fog. Medium (40%) chance of light showers late this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 14.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 2 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Late shower or two. Hobart 14
Possible late shower. Huonville 15
Possible late shower. Port Arthur 15
Late shower or two. Richmond 15

Friday 14 August

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.

Saturday 15 August

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to around 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 15.

Sunday 16 August

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain. Winds easterly 25 to 35 km/h turning southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 13.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm EST Thursday.

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